Category: Movers and Shakers

S.E.S.A.M.E. nonprofit works to stop childhood sexual misconduct

We all hear the stories coming into college— women getting roofied at parties, sexually assaulted while intoxicated, sexually harassed walking home in the dark. The statistic— one in five women experience sexual harassment while in college— is in orientation presentations and periodic newsletters. So naturally, college seems like the time when women are most vulnerable

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Chief Cantrell’s unconventional route to the police force

Meet San Luis Obispo’s Police Chief, Deanna Cantrell. The assumed formality of her position, her job, her firm handshake and her perfectly pressed suit was only contradicted by her welcoming smile and the bright pink SloDoCo pin on her chest. The pin is a small indication of how Cantrell is redefining what it means to

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The woman every woman should know

“Actions speak louder than words” is an old saying that goes hand in hand with influential leaders, but it does not exactly cut it for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As one of the most celebrated authors of this century, Adichie uses storytelling to help change the world by empowering men and women everywhere to speak out

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